American International Group hired on a veteran XL Catlin executive for a leadership role in its General Insurance arm. A former AIG executive is joining CNA as its new senior vice president, Global Reinsurance.


American International Group is appointing a veteran XL Catlin executive as its new chief claims officer for General Insurance.

Anthony Vidovich takes on his role with the company effective May 14. He’ll be responsible for the strategic direction of General Insurance Claims, encompassing governance and policy, settlement authorities, claims handling, and global best practices. Vidovich will report to Peter Zaffino, chief executive officer, General Insurance, and will serve as a member of the General Insurance Executive Leadership Team.

Vidovich was previously at XL Catlin, where he served as global head of Claims, Insurance & Reinsurance since 2015. Previously, he was XL’s general counsel for insurance claims. Before XL, he was associate general counsel for commercial markets at The Hartford after serving as assistant general counsel for reinsurance. Earlier in his career, Vidovich was an attorney at Blank Rome LLP in Philadelphia, where he practiced corporate litigation with a primary focus on property/casualty and life/health insurers.


An ex-AIG executive has signed onto CNA as its new senior vice president, Global Reinsurance.

Mark James officially joins CNA as of April 23. He will report to Doug Worman, executive vice president and chief underwriting officer, and be responsible for CNA’s reinsurance strategies and purchasing around the globe.

James has more than 15 years of experience in the reinsurance space. He most recently served as the deputy chief ceded reinsurance officer for AIG, where he was responsible for providing strategic guidance to the global reinsurance department for property/casualty treaties. Before that, he was SVP, Worldwide Reinsurance and risk manager for Chubb, where he spent 14 years, most recently responsible for global reinsurance placements, cat bond issuance, collateralized reinsurance and risk management.

Sources: AIG, CNA

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